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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30149
Last updated: 14 December 2020
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Date:18-NOV-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310C
Owner/operator:Rice-Smythe Investments Ltd
Registration: G-APUF
C/n / msn: 35960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East of Porague -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built at Witchita, Kansas and first registered in the USA as N1860H. Sold to the UK, and first civil registered as G-APUF on 9.6.59 to Airwork Services Ltd., Blackbushe, Hampshire. Sold 23.2.60 and re-registered to Sir Kenneth Macalpine, Lamberhurst, Kent 2.3.60 (but based at Luton). Re-registered to Sir Robert Macalpine & Sons Ltd, Aviation Division, Luton 10.7.63. Sold 17.3.67 and Re-registered 3.4.67 to Rice-Smythe Investments Ltd., Lowestoft, Suffolk (Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire from 20.9.68).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 18.11.70 when crashed into Mountains east of Porague, Portugal. Registration G-APUF cancelled 23.11.70 as aircraft "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APUF-2.pdf
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APUF-1.pdf
3. https://www.flickr.com/photos/egbj/8214312837/
4. http://farnborough.proboards.com/thread/5968/blackbushe-pics-past?page=40
5. http://www.airphotographicinternational.com/products/g-apuf-cessna-310eluton-1964
6. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1074649/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
28-May-2014 23:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Dec-2014 01:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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